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The Benefits of Getting Financing for Small Business Equipment

The Benefits of Getting Financing for Small Business Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 13, 2022

Grow your business quickly with financing from Stearns Bank. We craft small business equipment loans to fit your business & its goals!

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Equipment Finance Agreements and Simple Interest Loans: What Makes Them Different?

Equipment Finance Agreements and Simple Interest Loans: What Makes Them Different?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jan 11, 2022

Customers can be confused at times when trying to compare an EFA and a standard simple interest loan.

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What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

What You Need To Know Before Financing Used Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 16, 2021

There are important factors you should research before purchasing used equipment. Financing used equipment is made easy with the right financing source.

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FSA Loans Expand Financing Options For Farmers & Ranchers

FSA Loans Expand Financing Options For Farmers & Ranchers

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Aug 19, 2021

Farmers and ranchers may be able to get a loan through the Farm Service Agency (FSA). This blog breaks down the loan types under three FSA programs.

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Loan Options Available For Rural Small Businesses

Loan Options Available For Rural Small Businesses

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Jul 23, 2021

Rural America is vital to the nation’s economy and small businesses located in these communities can use these loan options to continue their growth.

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3 Questions To Ask Yourself About USDA Business Loans

3 Questions To Ask Yourself About USDA Business Loans

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Mar 11, 2021

USDA Rural Development business loans work out well when you find the right lender. A Multi-State Lender, like Stearns Bank, can make all the difference.

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USDA Rural Development Loans – How To Apply & Qualify

USDA Rural Development Loans – How To Apply & Qualify

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 22, 2021

Find out how to apply for USDA Rural Development Loans and what program might be right for you, including the Business & Industry Loan Guarantee Program.

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USDA Rural Development Loan: Right Financing Fit for Your Project?

USDA Rural Development Loan: Right Financing Fit for Your Project?

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Feb 15, 2021

Find out more about USDA rural development Business and Industry loans, which have become a more viable option for business owners in smaller communities.

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Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Equipment Obsolescence

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Dec 07, 2020

No matter the business, avoiding equipment obsolescence is not easy. One solution is to investigate the viability of equipment financing.

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The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

The 6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Financing Equipment

Posted by: Stearns Bank on Oct 15, 2020

These key questions are important to consider before signing an equipment financing agreement, especially if you’re just beginning your research.

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